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Sugar Craving "Cures" That Just Don't Work

Suggestions of all kinds exist for eliminating sugar cravings. Because many of them treat the cravings as purely mental or behavioral, the advice might be ineffective. This article looks at several of those suggestions and why they might not help what is actually a neurochemical phenomenon.

Why You Should Have a Fruit Juicer

Trying to decide whether a fruit juicer is right for you? Read this to discover some of the many benefits to owning a fruit juicer.

Juicing Your Way To An Improved Overall Health

Do you want to stay healthy, fit, and refreshed all the time? Juices from fresh fruits and vegetables can exactly do that! They are a significant source of nutrition plus they come in luscious, refres

10 Healthy Eating Habits For Healthy Living

Do you live to eat or do you eat to live? Eating has become an indulgence, a form of art in everyday living. Facts about eating healthily according to a Director of Human Nutrition at ...

Healthy Eating - Eating Healthy As Medicine

Healthy eating is no longer an option, but an immediate necessity if you want to live. Not just surviving like one of the walking dead present everywhere - but actually thriving.

What Makes a Nutritional Bar Nutritional?

Nutritional bars are not always as healthy as they claim. Some companies merely take advantage of the current health craze and make unhealthy products with healthy-looking packaging. If you do not pay close attention to ...

How to Be Healthy - Eat More Healthily

What is vital for your good health and well-being? The answer is the food you eat. It has been said that you are what you eat, so if you eat junk food your body becomes full of junk and you become more prone to being overweight and the illnesses more common if you are obese.

Blueprint For a Balanced Diet

There is still no 'one' food or magic pill that contains all the nutrients we need, so it is up to us to make sure that every day, we take in as many of the right foods in the right proportions to give our bodies all the nutrition it needs. There are up to 16 different minerals and 13 sepa

Eating Natural Foods - The Gut & IBS - Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Having problems with your gut can be a sign of a more serious problem than just not being able to properly digest food or feeling stuffed after a heavy meal. Although problems with the gut can manifest themselves in different ways, the body will be completely uncomfortable unless a permanent solutio

To Fast or Not to Fast? That Is the Question

Breakfast, the most important meal of the day. Or is it? We have been sold this idea for years that we must have a big hearty breakfast to 'kickstart' our metabolism and keep us full until lunchtime.

Mother Always Knows Best

It is likely that you have heard the words, "mother knows best" when you were growing up, or you may have even heard it just recently. From getting into squabbles with a younger sibling when you are younger to some life-changing advice those three little words have rang in your ears at one

7 Food Lies and Myths!

With so many diets and diet products out there we have all heard the marketing about what we should and shouldn't be eating. But lets look behing the marketing bumf and see the real facts. Below are 7 food myths you may have fallen for.

The Most Effective Alkaline Fruits List and Which Ones To Eat

Keep an alkaline fruits list pinned to your refrigerator so everybody in your home will be motivated to choose one of them. Eating foods that contain a good concentration of alkaline will boost your immunity and keep certain diseases at bay.

Calorie Restriction With Optimal Nutrition (CRON) - Life Extension?

It has been know for nearly 80 years that restricting calorie intake leads to an extension of life among most animal species. Many have speculated that the same principles may apply to humans as well, although it is a difficult theory to prove scientifically due to the extreme time frame required to

What is Vitamin C?

Vitamins are substances that play an essential part in animal metabolic processes, but the animals cannot synthesize them. In their absence the animals develop certain deficiency diseases or other abn

Are Fatness Genes the Fitness Genes?

Obese-prone genotype provides a substantial fitness advantage when the going gets tough but also shows why the same amount of dieting and exercising simply does not lead to the same amount of weight l

Best Protein Foods to Build Muscle and Look Better

Protein has a lot to offer; it not only is the primary muscle friendly nutrient but it also helps you feel more satiated. Protein is broken down more slowly by the body than carbs so it will help you feel fuller for longer after you eat it. (You'll feel fuller longer, and much better, after a h

Does Wine Make You Fat?

In this article I want to answer an important question: Does wine make you fat? It's a common concern as a lot of people like to have a glass of wine or two every now and then.